Pakistan

LAHORE (APP) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday congratulated Ms Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy on winning the Oscar’s Award for the second time for her documentary “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness”.

Lauding the efforts of Ms Sharmeen, the Prime Minister said that there was no place for killing in the name of honour in Islam.

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The Prime Minister said his government was in the process of legislating to stop such brutal and inhumane acts in the name of honour.

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“Women like Ms Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy are not only a pride for the Pakistani Nation but are also a significant contribution to the society.”

In his message, the PM said Sharmeen highlighted the name of Pakistan by raising a human issue. He said Pakistan is determined to protect the rights of women.